Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Andre Lamy

MD (Laval), MHSc (UBC), FRCSC

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery

Associate Member, Dept of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact


McMaster University
Faculty of Health Sciences
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
General Site, McMaster Clinic Rm. 704
237 Barton St. E.
Hamilton, Ontario
L8L 2X2

Office location: McMaster Clinic Rm. 704

Administrative Assistant: Patty Schneider

Academic Interests

Dr. Andre Lamy is a cardiac surgeon at the Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation. He has a strong interest in clinical epidemiology and health economics in the field of cardiovascular disease. Dr. Lamy directs his research group, CADENCE at the Hamilton General Hospital. His interests are into clinical trials for testing new drugs in cardiac surgery or new procedures like the beating heart surgery with the Canadian Off-Pump Registry. His interest in health economics includes economic analysis of trials in the field of cardiovascular diseases like HOPE and CURE and other trials with various Heparin compounds and new surgical techniques.

Selected Publications

  1. Lamy A, Yusuf S, Pogue J, Gafni A Cost implications of the use of Ramipril in high risk patients based on the H Outcomes Prevention Evaluation (HOPE) study. Circulation.2003 February 25;107(7):960-5
  2. Lamy A, Wang X, Kent R, Smith K, Gafni A. Economic evaluation of the MEDENOX trial: a Canadian perspective. Canadian Respiratory Journal, Vol.9(3), 169-77, May/June 2002
  3. Lamy A, Smith K, Arthur K, Gafni A, Kent R, & The Cardiac Surgical Group (2001)
  4. “Outcomes and cost of coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) comparison between octogenarians and septuagenarians at a tertiary care cente”. Canadian Medical Association Journal, Vol.165(6), 759-64, 2001
  5. Lamy A, Chrolavicius S, Gafni A, Yusuf S, Zhao F, Jonsson B, Lindgren P, Bakhai A, Flather M, Fox K, Culler S, Mahoney E, Weintraub W. The Cost-Effectiveness of the Use of Clopidogrel in Acute Coronary Syndromes based upon the CURE Study. American Heart Association Meeting November 2002 Chicago Ill. USA
  6. Lamy A, Farrokhyar F, Sehatzadeh S, Kent R, Smith K, Mullen J, Carrier M, Baillot G, Cheung A. “Canadian off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) Registry – Interim Analysis. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 2002; Vol 18(supplement B): 157,174

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